The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) announced Wednesday it is endorsing President Trump re-election campaign, citing his “steadfast and very public support” during a “time of unfair and inaccurate opprobrium being directed” at law enforcement officers.
President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order on police reform, titled “Safe Policing for Safe Communities,” amid growing calls from weeks of protests across the nation for action to reform the police in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
President Trump signed an executive order on police reform, titled “Safe Policing for Safe Communities,” on Tuesday that directs police departments across the country to adopt new standards for the use of force, following weeks of national unrest in response to the death of George Floyd in police custody last month.
President Trump rejected calls to disband or defund police departments, following a growing rallying cry movement to “defund the police” that has emerged from the nationwide protests in light of the death of George Floyd and now has gained the support among progressive lawmakers.
President Trump blasted Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) as “incompetent” on Twitter Friday after she demanded the president to remove the federal law enforcement and military presence from the nation’s Capital amid the ongoing unrest of protest following the death of George Floyd.